2019 Pacer Scheme

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The Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon will once again facilitate official pacers on race day after successfully introducing them in 2010 (for our full marathon event).

 

**2019 Half Marathon Pacers - we are currently recruiting for Pacers HERE for the following times**

1 hour 30

1 hour 45

2 hours

2 hours 15

Deadline for applications Friday 14th June 2019 via email or post.

 

Working closely with governing body Athletics Northern Ireland, the organisers have sourced timing pacers for 3 hours, 3 hours 15 minutes, 3 hours 30 minutes, 3 hours 45 minutes, 4 hours, 4 hours 15 minutes and and 4 hours 30 minutes.   Full details of our pacers can be found in the table below.

General secretary of Athletics Northern Ireland and Board Member of the Belfast City Marathon Ltd, John Allen said;

"Last year's pacer scheme proved very popular. We are always keen to do what we can do to improve the experience of runners in the race and the pacer scheme not only helps runners achieve their target but also adds to the camaraderie of the day."

 

We're delighted to announce the following experienced Pacing team will be guiding you to the finish line on Sunday 5th May 2019!

 

PACING TIME

PACER  

RUNNING CLUB

3 hours

Niall Farquharson

Beechmount Harriers

3 hours 

Noel McNally

North Belfast Harriers

3 hours 15

Niall Higgins

Termoneeny RC

3 hours 15

Neil Mercer

Albertville Harriers

3 hours 30

Marty Rea

North Belfast Harriers

3 hours 30

Sean Nickell

North Down AC

3 hours 45

Michael McCreesh

 

3 hours 45

Andrew Telford

 

4 hours 

Natalie Bowbanks

Craigavon Lakers AC

4 hours

Graeme Colhoun

Dub Runners Belfast

4 hours 15

Juan Botella

Queens Uni Triathlon Club

4 hours 15

 John Butcher

Springwell RC

4 hours 30

 Darren Walsh

Springwell RC

4 hours 30

 Nadine Mercer

Albertville Harriers